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Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am EST
. workers in 100 cities nationwide say they will walk off the job, demanding higher pay. [ chants ] >> the strike is the latest move in a campaign starting months ago. in fact, this was the scene at one protest in august. fast food workers want the wages raised to $15 per hour. the median in the industry is more than $9. about $18,500 a year. anti-government protesters in ukraine are getting support from three former presidents. in a statement they expressed sol darity. it included former president victor uushanko. weeks of protests show no signs of letting up in kiev. there is a lot at stake. >> the crowds on the streets of key eve hope to change their country's future. ukraine, the name translated into english as on the boarder is that. divided between a pro-russian east and a europe een leading west. the sheer number of people coming out in the ukraine resulting in some of the largest pro-e.u. rallies, but also violence on europe. >> speaking in brussels during a nato summit. secretary of state john kerry called on the government to take heed. >> we urged the ukrainian governme
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
by the annenberg/cpb project this is siena, a wonderfully preserved medieval city in central italy. at its heyday around 1300, it was one of the most civilized and prosperous places in europe. siena and other italian city-states can stand as a new beginning in our story of western art. hitherto, the old medieval world view had, put simply, divided the classes of society into the aristocracy at the top, the church, and the laboring peasantry at the bottom. in places like this, we see for the first time a new class, conscious of its own identity-- the merchants. these cities were no longer controlled by feudal lords. they were republics. here in siena, several thousand citizens were eligible for election to the governing bodies which met down there in the palazzo publica. and in the palazzo, there is a fresco painted in the 1340s which encapsulates their faith in the secular arts of government, in the moderating power of reason in human society. it's called the effects of good government. this marvous fresco, painted by ambrogio lorenzetti, was the first panoramic landscape on this scale in western
KRON
Dec 3, 2013 8:00pm PST
a judge. these are daly city. >> reporter:uwakah arranged online, to sell a playstation 4 in the bayview district of san francisco on sunday. police say, collins took the console and then shot and killed uwakah. >> pam: kron 4 news has learned, collins has a criminal background in san francisco. which includes trespassing and causing a false fire >> pam: right now, collins is being held without bail on murder and attempted robbery charges. his arraignment is tomorrow afternoon. >> pam: a host on h-g-t-v has been killed in a motorcyclebill beckwith. co- host of 'curb appeal'. was killed lower haight. >> pam: police say, beckwith was hit by a car near oak and the driver is cooperating with investigators. beckwith ran "b-b design build" in san francisco. and was a woodworker specializing in cabinets and decks. >> pam: friends remember him as adventurous and kind. >> reporter: developing tonight! >> reporter:the search for a missing san jose man and four others plane has been called off for the night in central idaho. >> reporter:dale smith is an experienced pilot and the co-founder and ceo
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 9:20am EST
from a courtroom in detroit where the judge is giving the ruling on the city's bankruptcy. are they allowed to declare bankruptcy or not? first off, the court finds city has proved it is insolvent. the judge just said it. that's from our own jeff flock inside the courtroom. we'll bring you more details as they break. but the judge has just said, yes, detroit is insolvent. that's important. all right, everyone, kayleigh, thank you for joining us this morning. by the way, i understand you sat-- she's gone. you know, she sat an important exam yesterday. i want to know how it went. charles: oh, yeah, i think she's great. stuart: we'll bring her back and ask her. to washington, president obama will renew the obamacare pitch today talking about everything good about the law. should be a short speech. meanwhile on capitol hill more political theater. rich edson watching it in d.c. rich, what is this hearing all about? >> with he will -- well, stewart, the title is the president's constitutional duty to faithfully execute the nation's laws. basically what the republicans are looki
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
of the fire. >> new details this morning on the deadly train derailment in new york city, for the first time, we are now hearing from family members of one of the four passengers who was killed on sunday in the bronx. one was on the way to work when the train derailed. his three sons spoke. he because not a victim. he was more. he was a loving father, a great dad, best friend, uncle... >> the ntsb says the train appeared it have been going too far and trafficking at 82 miles per hour going interest a 30 miles per hour curve. >> president obama is facing falling support in blue state california. a just released poll finds only 51 percent in california approve of the president's job performance. still a either joes down eight whole points from july. 43 percent of voters disapprove of his job performance new. >> from japan, v the premiere, after china declares a large area airspace as their own and the united states is concerned. >> good news for bart riders especially those would ride late at night. the earthquake retrofit work on the tube now is finished. bart says the 3.6 mile tunnel beneath
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 9:20am EST
. detroit's unionized pensioners will see their benefits cut. watch out other american cities. frack, and floods the world with oil, and opec is split. what's a cartel to do? an on-line shopping binge rolls on. wal-mart had its best day ever. and stocks will open lower again? yeah, a big day. "varney & company" is about to begin. hi honey, did you get e toaster cozy? yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] th n fedex one rate, i could ll a box and ship it r one flat rate. so i kn untilt was full. you'd be crazy not to. is tt nana? [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. every day we're working to and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. >> here we go. fire up the political spin m
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
, breathing, growing city, making a city safer. >> reporter: he bris led when asked if his successes were from the former mayor. >> you are wrong, okay? you are plain wrong. >> reporter: they came over to challenge the reporter, aaron wiener. >> that's what they did. a lot of ground breaking with little in the pipeline. there's no funding for it. >> reporter: when gray said he was running on his record, the federal criminal probe into his 2010 campaign. >> have you cooperated? >> mike, i want to talk about the future of the city, okay. i want to talk about the future of the district of columbia. i am a native washingtonian and have given my life to this city. >> reporter: reporters followed him out the door. >> the washington redskins game? i'm done, all right. i'm done. >> it's a clear campaign tactic to rebuff reporters asking questions, but unclear how it will play when voters ask the same questions. we expect them to do so during the campaign. >> feisty tone. >> the mayor usually lets us ride up in the elevator and jokes with us. much more tense. i was surprised. >>> we are getting our loo
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
forty kilometers northeast of the city of that but with certain touch of the human rights as the ball than six hundred people have been killed across syria. since posting. he's in the egyptian capital five t gas that hundreds of supporters of the country's ousted president's day. i was in a cairo is iconic and tough risk while wilson was above middle c have been staging a protest demonic his reinstatement. to say that i can manage to enter the central square the very first time in several months will be seen as a symbolic date for the group. hosseini a new chips on the panel responsible for dropping the country's constitution but you today to continue with the two trials civilians despite stiff opposition from rights groups were consigned to be on the sweeping outs will drop off at people condition has now been approved meeting that a referendum will be held early next year at least four people being killed in new york's bronx a bar of term at true north suburban train to the rails on a sunday morning. for her to shop had been the tracks will than sixty people injured in the crotch le
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
that growth is going to be in cities. what's the healthiest and best way for them to grow so that they really become cauldrons of prosperity and cities of opportunity? what we have found is that if that family is moved into safe, clean affordable housing, places that have access to great school systems, access to jobs and multiple transportation modes then the neighborhood begins to thrive and then really really take off. the oxygen of community redevelopment is financing. and all this rebuilding that happened could not have happened without organizations like citi. citi has formed a partnership with our company so that we can take all the lessons from the revitalization of urban america to other cities. so we are now working in chicago and in washington, dc and newark. it's amazing how important safe, affordable housing is to the future of our society. maestro of project management. baron of the build-out. you need a permit... to be this awesome. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and sti
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
forward. what does that mean for the city and other cities that could be at risk especially those counting on pensions from that city? joining us right now, stuart varney. stuart, you did point out when he was saying detroit, he meant the car industry. and now the city has gone bankrupt. they've accepted their fate. what does that mean for the pensions? >> if you work for a city, you're retired, a retired city worker and it's a troubled, financially troubled city, you should be worried because detroit's bankruptcy sets a new pattern. it sets a new model because the detroit bankruptcy judge has said, yes, you can cut pensions. it doesn't matter what it says in the michigan state constitution. it doesn't matter what the unionize say. yes, says the judge, you can cut pensions. pensions for retired workers are the key problem for troubled cities across the country. now they have this new model. detroit says you can cut those pensions, so you better get pretty worried if you're in these troubled cities across the country. >> detroit is in troubled times. a third of the city is unoccupied but th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
cities. the dedemand, higher pay. tonya mosley shares the story of a 35-year-old mother of three raising her family on $9.31 an hour. >> it's 2:00 and mya molina's five-hour shift at kfc is over. she is off to pick up her youngest son from day care before heading home. and with no time to take off her uniform, she headed to the kitchen to make a snack. >> they look to me. they don't have no one else to look to. >> for the last five years the 35-year-old single number of three has been making $9.31ing cents an hour. >> i'm the definition of the working poor as they say. >> her job helps but doesn't cover the cost of supporting a family of four. i receive food stamp benefits. i receive subsidized day care, subsidized housing, and my son is on wic. >> women infrant -- infants and children is a prom that help low-income families. >> right now i'm just focusing on taking care of them, making them happy and make sure they get the education so that they don't have to work a fast-food restaurant at 9.31. for the past three weeks i have been working nights and weekends, because christmas time is
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am PST
. dal. smith's private plane took off from baker city, oregon, where he spent thanksgiving with family and bound for montana with four family members when they had engine trouble over valley county, idaho. our reporter is in san jose with an interview you will see only on 7 with the co-founder of smith's tech company. >> the senator right new going on in idaho but his co-workers and family and friends are holding out hope that he and his family and loved ones are found safe and alive. >> it is hard to imagine a better resume for a man not just for work but for life. but dale smith has it all founding the software company serial tek and is considered a pioneer in the field and known for charity work through the mormon church and has three boys and two girls with his wife. randy is co-founder of serial tek and known smith for 15 years. >> he is religious man, teaches seminary each morning before he comes to bork, very -- to work and very humanitarian. >> he was flying from oregon to montana with his oldest son daniel and daughter amber and her any 18. smith reported engine trouble and as
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
's a search for the truth. we did so in this case. our city has two universities, major universities here. and we have dealt with athletes on prior occasions, and made decisions at some time to prosecutor them if the facts merited it. we have carefully examines all of the evidence in this case and have concluded that no charges will be filed against anyone in this case. >> there you have it. that is the headline. i want to talk about this with a number of people at the top of the show. we have cnn's legal analyst and former prosecutor sunny hostin, prosecuted many a rape case, and also former falcons player jamaal anderson, and cnn's martin savidge. big news for folks in tallahass tallahassee. martin, let me begin with you because this percolated. this was a drip, drip slowly. a lot of questions over why this happened and why it took -- we're two days shy of a year to finding out what his feat would be. >> december 7th, 2012, is when this young lady called authorities to report what she said was a rape. yet, why is it here it is now almost a year later when we get the results, which is on
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> tonight the richmond city council will consider adding electronic cigarettes to the antismoking regulations which are battery powered devices that give the user nicotine from a vapor without the tobacco tar if traditional cigarettes. this is less risk of developing health problems from break the vapor secondhand but the federal government does nut regulate the e-cigarettes so states and local governments are vetoing -- developing their own rules. >> there is a missing oakland man considered "at risk." this is michael evan, 62, suffers from depression and parkinson's disease. he told his troop mate he was going to visit a friend in oakland and would be back the next day but he has not returned. police believe he may have been in downtown oakland. if you see him call the police. >> controversial gas pipeline on the peninsula is up and running. pg&e restarted line 147 yesterday which runs along a four mile stretch under britain avenue. the state public utility commission wants it necessity why it took pg&e ten months to report a significant record discrepancy on the pipeline. fault
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
city was going much too fast. the metro north train was going 82 miles per hour as it entered a sharp curve. it did not slow down at all until it was too late. >> sunday's derailment killed four people and injured more than 60 others. investigators are focusing on the veteran engineer who was driving the train when it ran off the tracks. jeff pegues is at the accident scene in the bronx. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to our viewers out west. investigators have begun interviewing the train's engineer and piecing together a time line of events on sunday. still they say it's too early to determine if human error or mechanical failure is to blame for this derailment. newly released video offers a close-up look at sunday's metro-north train accident. the crash chewed up 800 feet of track and left railcars toppled over and buried in gravel. >> a train turned over on its side. we have multiple people trapped. >> reporter: monday federal investigators revealed that just before the train veered off the track it was traveling nearly three times the speed limit. >>
KRON
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
-us.com. >> welcome back. fast-food workers in 100 u.s. cities plan to walk off the job today. this is all part of a national effort to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. protests began last year and have since gained momentum. the median pay for the fast workers nationwide is just over $9 an hour, or about 18,500 a year. that is lower than the census bureau's poverty income threshold level for a family of four. >> these are the cities and debate that may possibly have workers walked off the job. >> the timing 7:11 a.m.. the search for a plane piloted by a san jose man and will continue later this morning. this is the plane that was carrying dale smith and four others that went missing. the plane was headed to butte, montana but never arrived spread the the search has been complicated because of inclement weather. they're not using infrared radar to help search for the five people. >> it is a lot colder compared today than yesterday. vallejo is still at 19 degrees. we do have a windshield of 20 degrees outside and i will let to know how long the cold temperatures will last. more details, we
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am PST
accumulations for oklahoma city, springfield, and places to the northeast, say ohio valley. these are all of the watches and warnings, winter weather advisories across the south. places in texas, also through arkansas, little rock, you're included in that. tomorrow ice and snow will continue. guys, as we get into early part of the weekend, that's when all of this is expected to move out. >> i've got to ask, why is this happening? what is this all about? what's behind this? do we know. >> a strong front you get this time of the year. we're getting ice and snow far to south and it is weird for places as far south as dallas, they normally don't get huge ice storms this time of year. they can get some ice but as far south in texas, it is uncommon. but these strong cold fronts can produce ice and snow that we're seeing in the south. >> don't let it get down here. did i say i hate ice? it's the worst. >> it's freaky. atlanta doesn't do well with ice. >> when driving on ice, you're a passenger in your own car. jennifer grey, appreciate that. >> coming up, they are standing as one across hundred
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
is expected to decide whether the cash-strapped city is eligible to get rid of $18 billion in debt, but creditors argue the city didn't put enough time into negotiations before filing for chapter 9. >>> fast food workers nationwide will walk off the job on thursday, demanding higher pay. is 15 bucks an hour a living wage or is it a ticket to layoffs? we'll talk to one of the protest organizers coming up. ya know, with new fedex one rate you can fill that box and pay one flat rate. i didn't know the coal thing was real. it's very real... david rivera. rivera, david. [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. and i know there are many myths out there about a reverse mortgage, so i want you to know the facts. there are currently no credit score or income requirements to qualify. you can get tax-free money from the equity in your home. you can use the money to pay off your current mortgage if you have one. the remaining money can be used for anything. there's no monthly mortgage payments. and you still own your home! call today to get y
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
tells abc 7 news that his girlfriend was with him but unharmed. he was a student at santa monica city college, home for the thanksgiving break and was supposed to return yesterday evening. he was the youngest among two siblings. >> that's my baby child. i can't tell you how much i loved him. >> reporter: when he was 13, he won a certificate of honor from a group that mentored young people. he's the one receiving the award from 49er great ronnie lott. then the mayor congratulated the recipients. >> whether in school, the community, it was an honor that the mayor bestowed on them for their being good students. i'm going to miss him. he's generally a nice boy. everybody friendly with him, he's friendly with everybody. >> reporter: his father says his son was a good young man who had a good future. vic lee, abc 7 news. >>> and breaking news from the northwest where a search is underway in a remote part of central idaho for five passengers who were aboard a small plane that went missing yesterday. that plane is registered out of san jose. the single engine beach bonanza took off from baker
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
yell, president and ceo of the national urban league and former mayor of my city, new orleans, joel berg, the executive director of the new york city coalition against hunger, and ovit roy, a senior fellow at the manhattan institute. i want to ask amy quickly, if you have a sense of whether or not the issue here is the left and the right disagree that there is a problem or if the left and the right simply disagree about the solution to the problem, because the latter to me feels appropriate in a democracy but first feels like climate change denialism, that there is no inequality problem. >> i don't even think this is a left-right issue because there are a lot of people who are not very well off on the right as on the left. just to make these numbers even more real that you just read because i was at the mcdonald's protest the other day covering it at 6:00 in the morning and covering the walmart protest. just talking about six members of the walton family, you know, sam walton founded walmart, they have amassed an estimated combined fortune of between $115 billion and $144 billion. t
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
isn't doing much to help a daley city family that is now in mourning. >> he does that all the time, things like electronic, so this is what we does, every time he does it. >> reporter: that may be what cost him his life. ikenna uwakah's father is wondering how an online ad turned deadly for his son. ikenna was shot to death near the corner of bayshore boulevard around 3:30 yesterday. according to police, that's the location where he agreed to someone who responded to his online ad to sell his playstation 4 for cash. police say the killer took the video console then repeatedly shot ikenna. >> i love him to death. i don't know what i can say. >> reporter: onyebuchi uwakah described his son as a nice boy who enjoyed buying and selling electronics. the video console uwakah was selling is a very hot item that's been flying off store shelves. >> said that the body's with the medical examiner. until he's done with his job. >> reporter: we know uwakah was with his girlfriend when the transacti aaction turned deadly. she was not injured and was able to call 911. uwakah's family lives in dal
Comedy Central
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
that this six foot five sandinists yette was coming it our city goodbye. >> jon:. >> i'll all right i'll stay. after everything the wealthy have done for you mayor bloomberg understands. >> if we do get every billionaire around here it would be a good send. they would pay a lot of taxes, spend a lot of money in the stores and restaurants and create a big chunk of our economy and we take tax revenues from those people to help people throughout the entire rest of spectrum. >> we billionaires are new york city. whereas new york is yankee stadium with the best seats bought up by bankers who don't even use them. new york is the statue of liberty. closed for a private event. >> jon: that was closed because of hurricane sandy. >> that's what they told you because you were not invited. >> jon: what was the event? >> i can't tell you but it was a secret sex party with masks. i don't know who i was having sex with a woman who looked like sumner redstone with a mask on p. the point is he is going to turn this city into a living hell. >> jon: he's not. all he is doing is adding a half percent tax increas
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am PST
in crashes but has yet to go off. >>> current and retired city workers in detroit got the news they had been dreading today. a judge ruled that detroit now qualifies for bankruptcy protection. what that means is that people's pensions could be slashed. the judge calls the bankruptcy a chance for a fresh start. people who counted on the city to keep their promises on the pensions, they are calling today a betrayal and lawyers plan to appeal. poppy harlow joins me from new jersey on the phone with more on this. poppy, are the pension cuts a sure thing? >> reporter: most likely, yes. the question is not if, but i think how deep are the cuts going to be. you have to remember, this is the biggest municipal bankruptcy in the history of this country. the city of detroit is $18 billion in debt. they filed for bankruptcy in july. when i was there talking on that day they filed bankruptcy with the emergency manager of detroit, he told me they are going to have to be some cuts. he has to get rid of at least $9 billion in debt. how do you do that? well, you don't pay back all you owe to wall street inve
MSNBC
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
republicans, nobody is rooting against each other. we know that when cities succeed, the country succeeds. in congress, we have people that are standing on the sidelines rooting for failure. we know the rollout was botched. but democrats are focused on trying to build and trying to fix it. >> i'm just saying the president gave his opponents, and you can certainly make the argument that he has had this monolithic republican opposition in congress, and that's a good and valid excuse. but he gave them a weapon against him. >> you're conservative about saying, look, you have a big idea. you have to execute. >> people said that about iraq, too, so we've had a couple execution failures. i asked president obama, what did you learn being president that you haven't learned before? he said there is a passive government. government can do things really well, social security, move checks here and there really well. this sort of nimbleness, this is a lot tougher. adjustment to failure, a lot tougher. it doesn't mean you're hating government all the time, but there are a lot of roles. >> i've been stud
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
. it's 7 degrees right now in kansas city. the reason i'm bringing that up let's take a look, it's 31 in fairbanks, alaska. it's much colder in the midwest and central u.s. than it is in alaska. crazy weather pattern right now. mika this continues this week areas like new york, baltimore, d.c., snow tomorrow morning maybe an inch or two to make for another slippery commute. >> bill, thanks. we'll be back in touch with you. we're going to have a story coming up about the republican party and members of it finally coming together. amazing. calling for unity. but first today's "new york times" is out with a powerful piece on the challenges facing the city's homeless particularly children. the article focuses on an 11-year-old, one of 22,000 homeless children in new york, the most since the great depression. data shows half of new yorkers live at or below the poverty line. it's not just new york. 20% of kids nationwide live in poverty. only romania has a higher rate among developed nations. in washington, congress is debating whether to extend jobless benefits to the long term unemployed.
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
. careful driving from st. louis to oklahoma city, memphis, arkansas and louisiana. we're kind of okay on the eastern seaboard. no problems weatherwise. but this arctic blast will quickly spread south throughout the next two days. by thursday we're expecting an ice storm from oklahoma to arkansas, even areas of missouri, including a coating of snow on top of that, too. so, snowfall totals will be very impressive if you're traveling salt lake city or denver, billings, fargo or even minneapolis. be prepared for some serious delays tonight into tomorrow. and look at the temperatures fall. tomorrow's temperature map's kind of amazing. the high temperature in denver's going to be 10, where in san antonio, it's going to be 80. >> wow. wow, that's quite a spread. >> yes. that's a good sign that we have a large storm. >> thanks so much, bill. >>> well, the battle over sales tax for internet purchases heats up. >>> the most and least corrupt countries around the world. >>> plus, an eighth shark attack off the coast of maui in hawaii this season. this one is fatal. we'll have the details coming
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
cities off the country demanding to be paid $15 an hour. >> i actually work two jobs. i work mcdonald's and wendy's and it's still not enough. the cost of living still seems to be rising over my head and still making difficult, daily sacrifices and i work two job, minimum wage is just not enough. >> president obama gave those protesters a boost yesterday. >> we know that there are airport workers and fast food workers and nurse assistants and retail sales people who work their tails off, and are still living at or barely above poverty, and that's why it's well past the time to raise a minimum wage that in real terms right now is below where it was when harry truman was in office. >> nbc's katie toure is live in brooklyn where a protest is scheduled to begin in the next hour. what are you hearing? >> there is a lot of debate on this issue. on the one hand you have the fast food workers and a lot of support out here for them who say they need to be raised to $15. that $7.25 just isn't enough. you hear that woman say she works two jobs even though they're making $7.25 an hour. they
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
is expected to decide if the city of detroit's bankruptcy filing can go forward. the judge must determine if officials did everything they could to avoid bankruptcy, including negotiating with creditors. detroit is of course the largest city in the history of the united states to file for bankruptcy. >>> before he became pontiff, pope francis was a bouncer at a buenos aires nightclub. the pope revealing his past job while visiting with parishioners at a church in rome. he said he was a young student at the time trying to support himself. bouncer before pope. all right, elisabeth, over to you. >> thanks, steve. the pentagon is floating a controversial plan to close all u.s. base commissaries to cut costs. how will this hurt military families who rely on them for daily supplies. pete hegseth is with us now from washington. good morning, pete. thanks for being here with us. is this a great plan? it seems like a short-term fix for a very large budget issue; correct? >> it is a short-term fix. if they were to close commissaries, military grocery stores for military members of their families an
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
by economic change in the great recession. these communities are no longer limited to the inner city. they're found in neighborhoods hammered by the housing crisis, manufacturing towns hit hard by years of plants packing up, land-locked rural areas where young folks oftentimes feel like they've got to leave just to find a job. they're communities that just aren't generating enough jobs anymore. so we put forward new plans to help these communities and their residents because we've watched cities like pittsburgh or my hometown of chicago revamp themselves. if we give more cities the tools to do it, not handouts but a hand up, cities like detroit can do it too. so in a few weeks, we'll announce the first of these promise zones, urban and rural communities where we'll support local efforts focused on a national goal. that is, a child's course in life should not be determined by the zip code he's born in but by the scope of his dreams. [ applause ] and we're also going to do more for the long-term unemployed. you know, for people who have been out of work for more than six months, often throug
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
>> this is al jazeera america, live from new york city. i'm tony harris with a look at your top stories. the train that derailed in new york city was traveling at 82 mph as it approached a bend in the track. authorities are trying to find out why the train was going so fast. the crash killed four people and injured more than 60. the obama administration said it's revamped healthcare website is running for smoothly. it claims the site is 90% fixed but users are still reporting problems getting coverage or in some cases just logging on to the site. >>> pro tessers in thailand have taken over several government buildings as they try to force the country's prime minister to step down. a prominent oppositional leader has been telling followers to storm buildings. three people have died in the protest over the last several days, vice president joe biden has arrived in asia for a week-long trip. the visit is expected to be dominated by dispute over islands in the chain seas. chip niece scare defense zone over islands claimed by both countries. biden will visit china and south korea. an
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
it was stolen, in the small town near mexico city you see on the map. today the committee of nuclear safeguards released these photos. this one shows the white container housing the dangerous chemical. this shows the steel placed over the container to shield it. experts say if this cobalt 60 gets into the wrong hands, there could be catastrophic consequences, intentional or unintentional. >> the international atomic energy agency characterizes materials from -- on a scale of 1, 2, 3, 4 and so on. in terms of how dangerous it is to human health. if it ends up going out of normal channels. and this is at the top end of the danger to human health. >> the u.s. department of homeland security released this statement to fox news today. it says, quote, all ports of entry are equipped with radiation detection equipment. dhs, in coordination with our federal partner, will continue to closely monitor this situation and remains in close communication with mexican officials. now, officials at the international atomic energy agency, which is the u.n.'s nuclear watchdog group, are also involved in this inves
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am PST
up christopher walken in new york city. the actor could not catch a cab, so they gave him a ride downtown, so they stayed with him and kept on chatting. stay with us, we hope this is just your first stop of the day on nbc. >>> leading the news in the miami herlgd, facebook >>> in the miami herald facebook suspect charged with first degree murder. derek medina is accused of fatally shooting his wife and facing a picture of her corpse on facebook. medina told detectives he was acting in self-defense, but the state attorney believes it was premeditated. >>> and in the fort worth star telegram woman killed in johnson county home explosion. authorities in texas believe a propane leak may be to blame for the blast. >>> in iceland armed police shoot and kill a suspect for the first time in that country's history. the suspect was firing a shotgun from inside his home monday. two unarmed police men were shot when they try ed to enter the man's apartment. iceland has one of the lowest crime rates in the world. gun violence is extremely rare. the regular police force doesn't carry firearms
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
in state for three days at pretoria city hall. flags are at half staff in the capitol and white house as well, which confirmed this morning that president obama and first lady michelle obama will participate in memorial events. the guest list for his funeral will likely include every living u.s. president able to travel along with dignitaries from around the world and celebrities across the globe today, countless newspapers paying tribute. as president obama says now belongs to the ages. >> we have lost one of the most influential, courageous, and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth. >> and this morning, on the "today" show, former secretary of state colin powell who attended mandela's inauguration, shared what he meant to him. >> a man who never forget his principles, prepared to go to prison as long as it took in defense of his principles and as he said on a number of occasions, i'm ready to give my life forewhat i believe in. and he triumphed. >> world leaders have been paying tribute including pope francis, who in a telegram writes, since
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
great confidence in our capacity. this city washington is grid locked and spends too much time worried about the next election and not enough worried about the next generation. what jack kennedy understood as well. that's the american people. we go through these periods where our politics gets all balanced up. the truth is sometimes we're nostalgic about the past. >> i am. >> i know you are. if over and over again they see they are not addressing the core problems we have, eventually they will put in place folks who are serious about getting the work done. >> let's talk about the problem with the legislative branch. the nature of america is an aisle down the center. those aisles have always been there. rarely have we had one party in power a year or two. are we stalk with this as long as we have two parties running our government. they can't compromise. they used to compromise. in the old days they would compromise and blame others for the ones they didn't like. today they don't and blame the other party. strike a deal and blame boehner for the parts you don't like and he can blame you
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> tell us about the remembrances. primarily, it is a johannesburg event. this is the biggest city in south africa. it is where the he spent the bulk of his adult life. they are announcing what they plan to do now. quite a lot will happen on the island where he was imprisoned. most of the events will take place in johannesburg. there are press conference is being called this afternoon. they will be 1:00 london time. in cape town, desmond tutu will be speaking about now. >> we will look forward to that. i'm curious, he retreated from public life for many years. what is the ceiling of the lack of moral void now in south africa? that, -- i think that he has been out of the public for many years. he has not been seen since the 2010 world cup. nevertheless, he is a big figure. they appear to have lost their way. there are a lot of scandals. they're losing support among both lack and white south africans. there is a void and i think that this will be emphasized by his passing. >> thank you. morning andst this for the entire bloomberg surveillance is our political analyst. so much of this
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
york city was traveling almost three times faster than it should have been but why? there's an urgent search for answers. we will talk to the person leading the investigation. >>> coerced confession. an elderly american veteran detained in north korea apologizing for alleged killings and crimes during the korean war. is this real or is it simply propaganda? >>> and underwater miracle. a man spends two days trapped in a sunken boat and lives to tell about it. how did he survive? i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we are following breaking news in the investigation of that train derailment in new york that killed four people and injured dozens. the national transportation safety board has just revealed the metro north train was traveling at 82 miles an hour when it derailed, the speed limit for that stretch of track in that curve, 30 miles an hour. we have new video of the wreck just in from the ntsb. you can see the difficult operation under way at the crash site right now. crews are working to turn upright the train cars that flipped and remove them along with other
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
city workers in detroit have suffered a major setback in the fight over bankruptcy. a u.s. judge ruled detroit is legally entitled to pursue bankruptcy. of the "after the bell" starts right now. david: we're a little off the floor of this market. it was down triple digits. we ended the day on the dow, anyway, down double digits. let's look at today's action with robert russell, russell and company president. he tells investors why 2014 will actually be the year of the stock-picker. larry shover is in the pits of the cme. larry, let's start with you. what is going on? is this just a pause or a downward trend we're looking at? >> well, david, no panic here but make no mistake about it the short-term dynamics here are quite disconcerting and cause for concern. all of 2013 we've been very sensitive to any kind of decline but right now what's going on, any type of knee-jerk reaction we get is quite core rob tiff for everybody. people take rallies for granted. hey, dice it's a santa claus rally. of course we'll rally. that is not something you read in a book or magazine. it comes from three
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
to 6 inches from charleston, west virginia up into new england including new york city and more icing going to be a problem as we make our way down through the mid-atlantic states. so, again, one-two punch. this is a third punch. this one is an uppercut. >> this is insult to injury right now. al, thank you very much. i want to turn now to south africa. a week of events celebrating the life of nelson mandela getting underway now. president obama and the first lady are heading there this morning to attend a memorial service tomorrow. they'll be joined by jimmy carter, bill clinton, and george w. bush. nbc's lester holt is in soweto with more on this. lester, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. what an emotional few days it's been. we're outside the mandela house. it's the house he came home to after his release from prison in 1990. a lot of folks will be lining up tonight for the privilege to be at the stadium and at the memorial service but like the 50 or 60 some odd world leaders coming, none of them were invited. this is going to be an event on a scale rarely seen i
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
challenge that we've got. that is a congress and this city, washington, that is gridlocked and spends too much time worrying about the next election and not the generation. the solution to that is ultimately what was envisioned by our founders. and what jack kennedy understood as well. and that's the american people. we go through these periods where our politics gets all bollucks up. the truth is when you look at our history, there's been a lot of times where congress gets stuck. but the reason we get through it is the american people have good instincts. if over and over again they see we're not addressing the core problems we have, eventually they will put in place folks who are serious about getting the work done. >> let's talk about the problem with the legislative branch. the other day speaker boehner said that we can't get anything done because we have a divided country, a divided congress. but that's the nature of america. they have an aisle down the middle of the senate. an aisle down the middle of the house. they've always been there. we've rarely had one party in power for more
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
was stolen near mix toe city. it was carrying material used for radiotherapy treatment to fight cancer. now it's not clear whether the thief had any idea what was inside. however, there is serious concern tonight that the material could be used to produce a dirty bomb. >>> celebrity tv chef nige lla lawson is not a drug addict. you want to read it? >> she says that she's only done cocaine a handful of times. take a listen. >> now that's just one morsel coming out of a fraud trial in britain. her former assistants are accused of lacking up more than $1 million in fraudulent charges. they claim lawson authorized the purchases in exchange for keeping quiet about the chef's excessive drug use. >>> today is the ten year anniversary of a northern virginia murder mystery. the wife of alexandria sheriff james dunning found in her own home murdered. peggy fox updates the case at 5:30. >> also ahead, d.c.'s first new wal-mart is now open for business. but we're going to explain why you may want to be careful parking your car near one of those stores. >> all right, temperatures mild. yes it's a harbin
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 1:40am PST
real estate, making deliveries, policing cities and watching the border, it could be chaos in the skies. case and point, this unauthorized drone flight over new york city skyscrapers stayed up less than three minutes before crunching in to the city sidewalk. these drones currently fly 20 to 45 minutes. gps can be blocked in urban areas. it is hard for drones to avoid moving objects, like cars or people and they are difficult for other aircraft to see. at purdue university, they are developing a drone that would fit the amazon scenario. >> we crashed the first three times we took off. >> reporter: sometimes it is simple as drifting off course which could mean your gift delivery goes to your neighbor's house and even then who's going to ring the doorbell? jim avila, abc news, washington. >> sounds like a lot of problems. >> a million reasons why it won't work but if there is a will there is a way. it is working already. >> did you hear something? >> hey, look at that. you needed that, didn't you? >> i wanted a pizza. i wanted the pizza. i think it's the neighbors. >> no thanks, drone nole
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
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CNN
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
. there is the traffic now from city alert.com, my favorite website in denver. that's not moving fast. snow is coming down. i-70 west of denver, shut down. so many crashes out there. the interstate was done for awhile. they cleared that out. near the eisenhower tunnel things are getting better but i watched pictures on colorado dot and it's completely still snow covered. this is not a piece of cake. all commercial vehicles essentially through colorado have to have chains on the tires at this point. a foot of snow in duluth expected, minneapolis, as well. not quite a foot but close and at least two feet in the mountains to the west of denver. this is a good thing for the people in colorado. they love to go play in the snow. what you don't want to see is highs for tomorrow in the teens or the 30s and then all of a sudden 15, because what will break here, anderson, this isn't on the map. i'll draw it. there is going to be a system that lines up here thursday morning and friday and there's going to be a bunch of snow right through here, probably a foot or more and then somewhere along this line, i don't
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm EST
and that touched me being in the heart in the capital city of ohio. i'll be brief. the question is almost a follow-up to my colleague's question, but not as it relates to the church or faith-based. so often people in my district will say go to the church and they'll take care of it and that doesn't happen. when you need a loan in my district, the churches can't sustain new a home or with medical or groceries. if there was one thing you could say to us, i'm a so-what person and a resolve person. we're here and we heard you. what's the one extra thing you would like me to do, whether it's in my district or legislatively or here in a committee, what's the one thing? >> for me, and i've been asking myself what congress is doing and what they are doing for me as an individual and a community. i know you're not my representative. you do represent me in other ways. i think it's to find a way to resolve these issues that are facing our nation. help the people that are under yo your -- my husband and i were talking on the way to the airport that this is the congress that has done the least amount for the a
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am EST
christine and them, as well. >> you will be pleased to know the city of madison just adopted an ordinance prohibiting discrimination against people simply because they are unemployed, joining a couple of other cities that have done so. congresswoman delauro is the author of that legislation in the house. it's interesting today is the day there will be strikes by fast food workers around the country. the reality is that wages have declined for workers in this country. note that a study we released earlier this year that looked at 700 some odd occupations and divided them into fifths. we found except for the highest-paid occupations there had been significant wage decline over the last three years. and the wage decline had been the greatest in the lowest-paid occupations. so there is no question, whatever the reason, whether it's intentional manipulation of wages, whether it's the law of supply and demand in a labor market in which there are way more job seekers than jobs, wages are going down for america's workers. that's why you see someone like lisa or vera or stan educated, experienced,
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
people are under arrest after a stadium fight at a kansas city chiefs game. the victim was sitting in somebody else's truck in the parking lot after the game and then when the owner of that truck saw him, a fight broke out. the victim then collapsed and died later at the hospital. >> the hospital told us there is no obvious reason for why this person died. we don't know if the person had a heart attack during the struggle. >> we'll keep you posted. tragic details from the death of fast and furious star paul walker. investigators confirming speed was a factor in that accident. walker was riding in a friend's porsche when it crashed into a light pole over the weekend. the fast and furious costar tyrese gibson broke down. he posted a note on instagram. paul is the heart beat of this franchise and we're going to see his legacy lives on forever. walker was in the middle of shooting fast and furious number 7. tmz reporting production of that film stopped for now. walker leaves behind a 15-year-old daughter. he was just 40 years old. >>> freezing rain and ice are to blame for a massive pi
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